Gallery: F1’s youngest-ever pole winners

Charles Leclerc became Ferrari’s youngest-ever pole winner when he set the fastest time in qualifying for the 2019 Bahrain Grand Prix, and took second place behind teammate Sebastian Vettel in the all-time list.

Gallery: F1’s youngest-ever pole winners

Leclerc, who became F1’s 99th pole sitter, beat the likes of Fernando Alonso, Rubens Barrichello and Lewis Hamilton to second place on the all-time list, which is led by Vettel thanks to his pole for Scuderia Toro Rosso at Monza in 2008.

Below is the all-time list (age in years month days)…

1: Sebastian Vettel (Toro Rosso) 21 02 11, Italy 2008
1: Sebastian Vettel (Toro Rosso) 21 02 11, Italy 2008
1/10

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2: Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) 21 05 14, Bahrain 2019
2: Charles Leclerc (Ferrari) 21 05 14, Bahrain 2019
2/10

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3: Fernando Alonso (Renault) 21 07 22, Malaysia 2003
3: Fernando Alonso (Renault) 21 07 22, Malaysia 2003
3/10

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4: Max Verstappen (Red Bull) 21 10 05, Hungary 2019
4: Max Verstappen (Red Bull) 21 10 05, Hungary 2019
4/10

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5: Rubens Barrichello (Jordan) 22 03 05, Belgium 1994
5: Rubens Barrichello (Jordan) 22 03 05, Belgium 1994
5/10

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6: Lewis Hamilton (McLaren) 22 05 03, Canada 2007
6: Lewis Hamilton (McLaren) 22 05 03, Canada 2007
6/10

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7: Andrea de Cesaris (Alfa Romeo) 22 10 04, USA (Long Beach) 1982
7: Andrea de Cesaris (Alfa Romeo) 22 10 04, USA (Long Beach) 1982
7/10

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8: Nico Hulkenberg (Williams) 23 02 19, Brazil 2010
8: Nico Hulkenberg (Williams) 23 02 19, Brazil 2010
8/10

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9: Robert Kubica (Sauber-BMW) 23 04 00, Bahrain 2008
9: Robert Kubica (Sauber-BMW) 23 04 00, Bahrain 2008
9/10

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10: Jacky Ickx (Ferrari) 23 07 03, Germany 1968
10: Jacky Ickx (Ferrari) 23 07 03, Germany 1968
10/10

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And below are the top five youngest Ferrari pole winners…

1: Charles Leclerc, 21 05 14, Bahrain 2019
1: Charles Leclerc, 21 05 14, Bahrain 2019
1/5

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2: Jacky Ickx, 23 07 03, Germany 1968
2: Jacky Ickx, 23 07 03, Germany 1968
2/5

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3: Chris Amon, 24 09 22, Spain 1968
3: Chris Amon, 24 09 22, Spain 1968
3/5

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4: Niki Lauda, 25 01 08, South Africa 1974
4: Niki Lauda, 25 01 08, South Africa 1974
4/5

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5: Felipe Massa, 25 04 02, Turkey 2006
5: Felipe Massa, 25 04 02, Turkey 2006
5/5

Photo by: Sutton Images

 

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